13 March 2013
Join us on 13th of March for a CoCo Seminar by Abelardo Pardo titled “Using Learning Analytics to help Flip the Classroom”.
The term flipped classroom has appeared recently to denote a teaching strategy in which face to face time with the students is reserved to activities requiring active participation and other tasks such as readings are supposed to occur before the lecture takes place.
Although easy to describe, the change translates into a significant perturbation on how lecturers must approach a session, and more importantly the type of activities to prepare.
The ubiquitous presence of technology together with the evolution of computing power allow for the use of learning analytics, collect, analyse and use data about how students interact to adapt these activities to maximize learning gains. How can these techniques be used in a day to day class?
This seminar will be available live online at http://webconf.ucc.usyd.edu.au/seminar-room2
Education Building (A35)
T: 935 12612
Abelardo Pardo is a Lecturer at the School of Electrical and Information Engineering, University of Sydney. He has a PhD in Computer Science by the University of Colorado at Boulder applied to formal verification of digital circuits.
His research interest is in the application of software engineering techniques to improve all aspects of the well-being of humans and communities.
He has experience in the use of mobile devices in areas such as behavioural analytics, social networks, computer supported collaboration, personalization, and technology enhanced learning, which he deploys in his teaching activities. He has participated in national and international projects funded by NSF (USA) and the European Union.
Abelardo is author of more than 100 research publications in prestigious conferences and journals, member of the steering committee of the Society for Learning Analytics Research (https://solaresearch.org/), and member of the editorial board of the Journal of Social Media and Interactive Learning Environments and the Journal for Learning Analytics.
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